Libertas Legislator Profiles

Legislator Profile: Representative Doug Welton

Name: Doug Welton
Type: Representative
Party: Republican
District: 67
Mobile: (801) 623-7715

Libertas Legislator Index Rankings

The following rating measures how consistently this legislator votes in support of individual liberty, private property, and free enterprise. To learn more, see the main index page.

20212022 Overall Rating
77%73% 75%

To see the specific votes used to rank this legislator, click the link in the table above for any of the yearly percentages listed.

Sponsored Ranked Bills

This legislator was the sponsor of the following bills, which were ranked by Libertas Institute in their respective year's Legislator Index.

  • HB386: Education Innovation Program (2022)
    This bill provides teachers up to $5,000 to innovate in their classrooms and the freedom to deviate from district and school policies to experiment with different curriculum and schedules to better serve their students.

    This bill passed the House 70-1 and passed the Senate unanimously. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.
  • HB287: Nurse Practice Act Amendments (2021)
    This bill allowed nurse practitioners to prescribe certain controlled substances without the supervision of a physician.

    This bill passed the House 53-14 and passed the Senate unanimously. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.

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